Frustrated by drivers who ignore Connecticut’s ban on talking and texting on hand-held cellphones, some state legislators want insurance companies to know when their customers break the law.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday for allegedly biting a teacher who did not give his phone back as quickly as he wanted.
A new undercover, sting operation has police looking for drivers who talk and text behind the wheel.
In addition to the physical devastation of superstorm Sandy, communications were disabled for many and the Federal Communications Commission is now holding hearings to try and prevent those failures in the future.
The proposed bill would double the fines for talking on cell phones without hands-free devices, texting and other cell phone use while driving.
Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who stole cell smart phones and iPads from subway passengers in Brooklyn and Queens between mid-November and last week.
One company is coming to the rescue in Manhattan, offering free cell phone charging stations at bars north of 39th Street in the borough.
All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains were not expected to have service between stations.
NY Issues More Than 20,000 Tickets For Texting At The Wheel In First Year Of Distracted Driving Crackdown
Authorities in New York report issuing more than 20,000 tickets to motorists in the first year under a tougher law against using handheld electronics while driving.
Some students are paying $1 a day at convenience stores or trucks to store the devices while they’re in class.
Thieves disguised as friends in need of urgent help are sending out text messages that could help them steal your personal identity and your money.
Consumer Reports surveyed 20,000 drivers under 21-years old and 29 percent admitted to driving and texting, but they said they’re less likely to do it if someone else is in the car.
The Department of Transportation is trying to remind motorists the law applies to construction vehicles with amber lights as well.
One Long Island county has a big problem with cell phone use while driving.
Right now, you need a hands-free device to use your cell phone. What is under consideration would be an all-out ban on use of your cell phone behind the wheel.